The Healing: Q & A with Jonathan Odell

JO

  In Jonathan Odell’s newest release, THE HEALING, Mississippi plantation mistress Amanda Satterfield loses her daughter to cholera. Distraught, Amanda steals a newborn from one of her slaves and renames the baby Granada. Troubled by his wife’s declining mental state, Master Satterfield purchases Polly Shine, a slave reputed to be a healer. But Polly’s sharp tongue [Read More...]

The Hope of Adele

I was in a public place recently and heard an older gentleman tell a joke about a 30-something woman who was despairing over not being married. Such jokes don’t amuse me — it doesn’t matter if the women are portrayed as single, pregnant, want-to-be pregnant, divorced, blonde, anorexic, fat, or grannies — especially when it’s [Read More...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X